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Gender-confused hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gila_dog, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. gila_dog

    gila_dog Songster

    Aug 15, 2007
    New Mexico
    Last winter an owl got all but 1 of my hens. Now old Thelma, a RIR, is all by herself out there. She lays an egg every day or two, but has no company. New chicks are on the way, tho.

    But Thelma has started crowing like a rooster!!! That is so weird. Maybe the complete lack of other chicken company has made her go bonkers. Or maybe she is reverting to her true nature.
  2. farm_mom

    farm_mom Songster

    Mar 11, 2008

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